Physician Associates (PAs) are playing an increasingly valuable role supporting doctors in the diagnosis and management of patients. The PA is a relatively new role within the NHS, working alongside doctors in hospitals and GP surgeries, supporting the diagnosis and management of patients.
The intergrated curriculum borrows from the sucessful undergraduate course at BSMS, with augmentation through intensive discussion of clinical cases in small groups, and it includes significant time in local clinical placements and simulation facilites.Students will learn about clinical medicine on a theorethical basis, practice on real patients in clinical attachments.
Intergrated curriculum with longitudinal clinical placements in primary care throughout year 1. Bespoke anatomy delivered using e-learning packages for prosection and course-based learning. Simulation-based learning throughout the curriculum. Clinical reasoning stratagies for diagnosis in case-based learning.
This internationally recognised course is designed to train healthcare professionals to be the clinical leaders of the future by providing a mix of clinical and professional knowledge relevant to the practice of cardiology in contemporary healthcare.
Learning in key professional domains includes service leadership and development, research, commissioning and communication and teaching. The cardiology content of the programme provides comprehensive learning to meet the professional development needs of a wide range of practitioners working in cardiology including: doctors, nurses, paramedics, pharmacists, physiologists and radiographers.
The course aims to increase students’ practical and theoretical knowledge of advanced clinical and interventional cardiology, by promoting their exploration of the current evidence for diagnosis and treatment. The course seeks to enable the student to use this evidence toward good practice through focussing on the practical aspects of the care of common cardiac conditions from a medical and patient perspective.
This innovative course offers clinicians and managers the opportunity to look in depth at healthcare leadership and commissioning theory, policy and practice, combining academic research with up-to-the-minute take on current policy, structured practical projects and work-based investigations. Students can combine leadership modules with specailist clinical, public health, educational and research modules. The classroom environment is enriched with practical applied examples of workplace inititiatives.
Modules are assesed via presentations, seminars, abstracts, posters or a 3,000-4,000 word written assignment.